Visitors' Choice

Every year the BP Portrait Award Visitors’ Choice offers exhibition visitors the opportunity to vote for their favourite portrait in the show. This year 20,312 votes were cast between 18 June and 7 September via screens outside the exhibition and on the website.

The overall winner was Juanito by José Luis Corella which received 1,860 votes. In second place was Eliza by Michael Gaskell (1,293 votes) and the third was Portrait of Sam Goldofsky, Survivor of Auschwitz by David Jon Kassan (1,156 votes). All portraits were voted for at least once.

First Place

Juanito
by José Luis Corella
© José Luis Corella

Second Place

Eliza
by Michael Gaskell
© Michael Gaskell

Third Place

Portrait of Sam Goldofsky, Survivor of Auschwitz
by David Jon Kassan
© David Jon Kassan

Everyone that votes also has the opportunity to enter a prize draw to win an Artist Oil Set worth £376, courtesy of Cass Art.